By the Sea Poster

Release Date: November 13th, 2015

DVD Release Date: July 5th, 2016

R|2 hr 2 min

Plot Summary
A troubled American couple (Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie Pitt) befriend young newlyweds and local villagers while staying at French seaside resort.

Cast: Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Mélanie Laurent, Melvil Poupaud, Niels Arestrup, Richard Bohringer, Marika Green, Sarah Naudi

Director: Angelina Jolie

Genres: Romance, Drama

Production Co: Universal Pictures, Jolie Pas

Distributors: Universal Pictures

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  • Roland and Vanessa simply aren’t sufficiently compelling to provoke us to fill in the blanks. Pitt brings his usual weathered charm, and Jolie Pitt makes her character’s all-consuming melancholy occasionally ravishing, but there’s not enough depth underneath. show more

  • The psychodynamics may well be sound, but the problem is that Léa and François, whether in or out of bed, are much more appealing than Roland and Vanessa. The camera is in the wrong room. show more

  • There's no catharsis at the end from the journey taken, just relief that it's over. show more

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